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You Have The Power To Protect!

By April 23, 2021 No Comments

Power to Protect
Now more than ever we need to protect our children from vaccine-preventable diseases. In recent months, families have been staying home as much as possible to help stop the spread of COVID-19. While avoiding crowds and indoor public places continues to be important, it’s still critical that your child goes in for their well-child visit. Well-child visits are essential to track your child’s growth and development, discuss any concerns about your child’s health, and get scheduled vaccinations to protect against illnesses such as measles, whooping cough (pertussis), and 12 other serious diseases that are preventable. Spreading out or skipping shots increases the chances your child will get a disease that vaccines can prevent.

Not sure which vaccines are needed when? This easy to read schedule helps you keep track of when vaccines are due. Doctors’ offices are taking special measures to keep you and your child safe when you come in for your visit, such as keeping patients outside until their appointment and separating sick and well visits. Call your doctor’s office to find out more.

Don’t have a doctor or know where to get your child vaccinated? Call 1-800-564-8448 or visit https://www.ochealthinfo.com/about-hca/public-health-services/immunization-vaccines.